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Holiday Valley Resort Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Holiday Valley

Planning a ski trip to Holiday Valley? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Holiday Valley stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Holiday Valley review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.3

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.7
  • Intermediate
  • 3.2
  • Expert
  • 2.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.5
  • Overall Value
  • 3.8

53 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (34)
  • 64
  • 4 Star Reviews (13)
  • 24
  • 3 Star Reviews (2)
  • 3
  • 2 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0
  • 1 Star Reviews (4)
  • 7

Helpful Highlights:

this is an excellent resort, if you can afford the inflated lift ticket prices ...

  • 3.3

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  • Brian (25th January 2009)

    This is a great place. As a first time skier I didn't know what to expect. Having only seen snow one other time in my life skiing was a pretty big deal fo...

  • HarleyJoe ( 3rd January 2009)

    My Instructor Rich Rumfola gave me excellent ski lessons. Now I'm able to attack the black diamonds as I should. Clone that man. Rich, thanks for a great...

  • Julie Rigg ( 1st April 2008)

    Wow, we have visited my brother and his family who live in Ameherst as we are British and live in the UK. He took us skiing at Holiday Valley. We have sk...

  • syankeesflorida ( 7th March 2008)

    I live in Pittsburgh,PA and about 5 times per winter i go to Holiday Valley. I just went on March 6th and it was wonderful skiing. The terrain parks are v...

  • RickM ( 1st March 2008)

    I'm 52 years old and grew up in New England and have skied at most of the resorts there and worked at quite a few to get through college. HV doesn't have mu...

  • anonymous_user ( 1st February 2008)

    Holiday Valley is a good place to ski and to hang out, too. It's modern and large, with several lodges, runs, and lifts. The best part? Fast, modern ski lif...

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Holiday Valley Plans $3 Million in Improvements for 2017-18

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